KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tuttle Creek Lake announce an upcoming periodic inspection of the stilling basin, which occurs every five years. This planned inspection will cause a temporary traffic detour near the stilling basin beginning Monday, October 5 through Friday, October 23.
The road in Outlet Park connecting to the west entrance of River Pond State Park will be closed during this time. Temporary signs will direct motorists to the east entrance of the state park with access via Kansas Highway 13 at the east end of Tuttle Creek Dam. The road is anticipated to reopen to normal traffic late on Friday, October 23.
For additional information on Tuttle Creek Lake, visit http://www.nwk.usace.army.mil/Locations/DistrictLakes/TuttleCreekLake.aspx.
Release no. 15-054